1 míl

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Forms: míl, mmíl, míl, míl, míla, mílta, míol, m.

n o, n. and m. n s. míl mbec, LU 10598 ( IT i. 139.1 ). (with art.) a mmíl , LL 250b7 . g s. míl. n p. míl, Fél. Ep. 219 ; generally míla, in late lang. also mílta. Mod. míol.

(a) an animal, used in wide sense of all the lower creatures, but never of human beings. miol .i. ainm da gach beatha- dhach, O'Cl. cech m.¤ beo, SR 1638. fanna míla marta `weak are the animals of March', CRR 6. míla in mara, ZCP viii 111.15 . muir míl, nem, talam, Met. Dinds. iii 6 (= mare belluosum). os muir mil, BB 403a28 . Often of cattle: ni lamad m.¤ firenn géisecht, TBC 6126. comindsaighidh mil bic ┐ mil moir (of cattle attacking each other), Laws iii 234.6 . conidh anbecht ma do ḟacsat mil nā duine, RC xviii 11.4 . corro airgset itir mil ┐ duine iat, ZCP xi 40.8 . mil buidhe, gl. lepus, Eg. Gl. 158 fo. 145a ( Arch. iii 202 ), a corruption of míl maige? m.¤ crín a moth: miolcrion, Eg. Gl. 417. Matth. vi 20. ar na n-ithe ó mhíoluibh chríona, Isa. v 2. m.¤ étgudo (gl. pediculum), a louse , Ench. Aug. 83b ( ZCP vii 484 ). mil edaigh, gl. pedicu- lum, Ir. Gl. 501. IT iii 103.6 . m.¤ indile a head of cattle: ar in mil n-indli, Laws v 86.14 Comm. Ériu iv 153 § 32. as inueachtain forágsat míol n-indile, FM ii 936.13 . cona farccaibhset míol n- innile, Hugh Roe 86.9 (fo 23a) . m.¤ maige a hare: in mil maige, gl. lepus, RC ix 237. miol muighe, Buile S. § 73 . mílta menm- nacha muighi, ÉC i 85.13 . inti nar leic essin mil maigi do Sil T. `the leveret of a hare', Cog. 66.11 (leg. ēss in m.¤ the track of a hare?). m.¤ mór a whale: mil mór, gl. cetus, Ir. Gl. 428 , cf. 865 . mil mor dorala docum tire, AU 752. a brú míl moir, Hy. i 37. fabra mil moir, Laws i 124.7 . garbchongair na mbledhmil . . . na milmór ┐ na libedhan, CCath. 4334. i mbroinn an mhíl mhóir, TSh. 4474. Gen. i 21. m.¤ úre (n p.) worms , Fél. Ep. 219.

(b) in restricted sense, a louse: a mila-side ┐ a dergnata, Aisl. MC 17.27 . lomrud ina mil batar im oilib . . . an éoin moir, RC x 74.21 . mila na heilifinnti, Arch. i 328.84 . TSh. 9792. Exod. viii 16.

(c) a hare: co nach fuaratur mucc nā m.¤ nā brocc (of hunters), Fian. 52.16 . le coin do bi i n-a rith ar mil, AU iii 58.3 . níor háirmhidh eilite ná broic ná thuait, Oss. vi 110.17 .

See also bled-, fiad-, tuag-míl.

2 míl

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Forms: mil, -míl, míl, mílid, miled, mílid, mílid, mmíled, miledaib, mílid, mílid, míledu, mílidh, mílidh, mílidhe, Mílid, Mílid, Míl, Míled

n d, m., early loan-word from Lat. miles. n s. mil, Sg. 47b2 . -míl, 66a8 . míl, Fél. June 3 , Sept. 28. a s. fri mílid , Wb. 24a17 . g s. miled, LU 6720 ( TBC² 2179 ). n d. mílid, PH 2636. n p. mílid, Fél. Prol. 73 , 77 . g p. inna mmíled , Wb. 11a10 . TBC 5866. d p. do miledaib , Wb. 3c1 . Mid.Ir. n s. mílid, already, Hy. vi 21 , TBC 3179 , 3805 ; n p. mílid; a p. míledu, Lat. Lives 89.2 , PH 2631 , (for n p.) 2637 . mílidh (g s. mílidh), IGT Dec. § 52. g s. gan treóir mílidhe is mná, ex. 1322 (metri gratiâ, : tíri-ne).

A soldier , gen. used of a professional one, but in wider sense in early lit. and in poetry. m.¤ .i. mílídh no gaisgeadhach, O'Cl. gl. tiro, Sg. 47b2 , miles 66a8 . m.¤ catha, Fél. Ep. 275. a m.¤ mindnár! (Eve to Lucifer), SR 1210 , cf. 1195 , 1225 . in milid morchalma (of Fer Diad), TBC 3179. co nā tomnide bad mílid acht bad manach, Lat. Lives 88. do thinoil Iulian Cessar a míledu, 89 . milig [milid v.l.] mormenmnach . . . i cathaib ┐ hi comlondaib, Ériu ii 182.11 . milid diarba comainm Longinus, PH 2873. is mathghamhna meardha . . . a míleadha, Todd Lect. iv 82 § 28. g s. as attrib.: atraig a bruth miled, TBC² 2179. do laigin miled, PH 2874. Of saints, etc.: epscop Sanctan . . . milid aingel, Hy. vi 21. m.¤ Críst, Fél. June 3 . in m.¤ slisgel (of the Archangel Michael), Sept. 29.

As n.pr. m. Mílid Espáine soldier of Spain, the name given to Golam son of Bile, mythical ancestor of the Goídil, called later simply Mílid; the n s. Míl does not seem to occur in this connexion. oenmac Bile .i. Milid Espáine, Galam a ainm díles, LL 12b51 . ocht meic Golaim . . . darb ainm Milidh Easpaine, BB 19a7 , quoted Leb. Gab. i 234. ba milidh mearchalma antí Golomh . . . conadh aire ro gairmedh an t-ainm as Milidh desiomh, ib. 236 . Galamh da ngairthí Milidh Easpáinne, Keat. ii 628. Bregoin mac . . . Bil | is dó robo mac Milid, LL 4a39 . secht meic Miled, ib. 41 . trén dollotar meic mil Mile [leg. Miled?], 134a31 = Todd Nenn. 240. gabail Erenn do maccaibh Milid Esbaine, MacCarthy 280.2 ( BB 9a53 ). Common in poetry in expression: meic (clann, etc.) Míled = Gaels, Irishmen: ó mhacaibh Míleadh Easbáin, TD 17.8 . tar Chloinn Mhilidh, 10.12 . do Mhacaibh Mílidh, Con- tent. v 79 . go maicne Míle Easpáine, Keat. Poems 1009.

mílach

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Forms: milech

adj o, ā. (1 míl) abounding in animals: common epithet of sea , cf. Lat. belluosus. baíthium anfud m.¤ mend, LU 3018 ( SC 235.26 ). muir m.¤ , Fél. June 21 . in muir mend m.¤ , IT iii 38 § 24 , cf. Bruchst. i § 149 . Ériu ii 24 § 7. tondgar mara medraig milaig, RC xxvi 166 § 57. beann mhíolach, Measgra Dánta 41.12 . Lousy, verminous: milech, gl. pediculosus, Ir. Gl. 648. setigi . . . m.¤ dergnatach, Aisl. MC 11.19 . adeir . . . gibe ghnathiughus na figeadha go mbíd miolach suffers from worms (?), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 442.22 .

mílaidecht

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x see míletacht.

milaire

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n part of a mill , the pivot on which the upper millstone turns: one of the eight parts of a mill: milaire .i. heiri in muil 'the burden of the shaft' Studies on Early Ireland 14 gl. 10. See also Antiquity xviii 139 n. 36 .

milan

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n o, m., a vessel used for liquids , apparently of specified size: gl. urna, Ir. Gl. 138. in m.¤ duirn ` hand-can ', Laws i 134.4 . copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma, v 408.17 Comm. co ná ticed acht . . . m.¤ asin chilarn, Ériu iv 134.18 . secht milain, ib. 13 . tucad chucu a n-ena . . . a mílain ┐ a lóthommair, TBC 64. ? cen milána Celtica xiv 134 § 12 . As alleg. n.pr. m.: Milán m. Fernórach, Anecd. ii 55 (v.l. for Milass of text).

milbocán

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Forms: milbocain, miodhlu- cán

n o, m., name of a plant, wild carrot? daucus asininus .i. an milbhocan, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 416.18 . fremha milbhochan, 359.11 . milbocain ` wild carrot ', Rosa Angl. 286.10 . mestorc ┐ milbocan ┐ eighreim, Med. MS , ZCP xx 482 . miodhlu- cán `wild carrot', Hog. Luibh. Cf. milmecán.

milc

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Forms: miolc

n (gs. of 1 melg q.v., understood as Engl. loan-word LEIA M-52 , Celtica xxiv 28 n. 183 ) milk: m.¤ .i. bainne . . . focul gallberla, O'Dav. 1215. miolc ` whey ', O'R. (sic for medc).

milchéo

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n (cf. ceó `mist') mildew: do bhuail mé sibh . . . le m.¤ , Amos iv 9.

milchobur

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n ( mil,+ -c(h)obur, cf. accobar, Ériu xix 114-16 ) bear : amal lighes m.¤ mil as a bear licks honey, LL 116a47 .

mílchú

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Forms: milcú, milchu

n n, f., (1 míl + cú) a greyhound, a hunting hound . horcæ milchu nó conbōcail, Thes. ii 48.31 ( Philarg. 121 , gl. Hylax, Ecl. viii 107 ). milcú .i. gadhar, O'Dav. 1248. milcú, gl. malosus (= molossus), Ir. Gl. 411. milchu, Laws iv 326.12 . cuilen mílcon, MR 14.7 . dā milchoin ar slabrad airgit, Anecd. i 2.22 . secht milchoin i slabradaib argait, LL 248a47 . lécit a mílchona, 248b24 ( TBFraích 33 , 57 , Med. and Mod.Ir. Ser. v ). tuile ech, tuile milcon, Acall. 447. donal con . . . iss ed canas in cu cain, | a marbad do milchonaib, ZCP xiii 8.2 (prognosti- cations from barking of dogs; ` wolves ' O'Grady, Mélusine v 86 ). Name given to a letter-group in a species of Ogham: milchu ar aicmi huatha, Auraic. 5743. Freq. as n.pr. m.